Flores Has Utes In Top 5

Arthur Flores is one of five state of Colorado offensive lineman to have an offer from the Utes...

Arthur Flores is one of five state of Colorado offensive lineman to have an offer from Utah, but was the first at the coveted tackle spot, making him a priority for the Utes.

"My recruitment is going real good. It has calmed down a bit recently, but there are still guys coming down to the school to see me."

The big man reports offers from six different schools from all over the country.

"I have offers from Boise State, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Vanderbilt, and Central Florida."

Flores is also hearing from other schools coast to coast as Washington, Penn State, San Diego State, Oregon, and Colorado State are showing interest.

"I like a lot of schools. Penn State came down and I got a really good vibe from them. I'm going to go to their camp and go to a couple of other camps in the summer. I think SDSU and Washington are going to offer soon."

Flores is putting a lot of emphasis on the family atmosphere and winning when making his choice.

"I just want it to be comfortable and feel like a family. To be a real good team that has a strong family atmosphere. I also want to get some playing time. If it isn't my freshman year, I hope it is my sophomore year. I want to go somewhere where I'll work hard for that playing time."

Utah was one of the first schools to offer Flores and the relationships he's built with coaches Aaron Alford and Tim Davis are going a long way in keeping them at the top of Flores' list.

"I like Utah a lot. They're in the top 5 for me. No doubt. I've been talking to Coach Alford a lot, and Tim Davis is coming down to the school on Monday. Me and Coach Alford talk back and forth a lot I think he's the most comfortable of anyone I'm talking to. He keeps telling me he wants me. It's kind of cool being in a relationship with them. I'm going to go to their camp over the summer just to see the campus and the coaches and all that. It should be a good thing."

The versatile lineman is being primarily recruited at rigt guard and left tackle, but thinks he can play elsewhere.

"Between a right tackle and a guard. That is what most schools are doing. I personally think I can play left tackle. A lot of coaches will get a chance to see me run around in person soon and maybe they'll change their mind and want me at left tackle."

With multiple summer visits planned the Colorado lineman is hoping to make a decision sooner, rather than later, so he can concentrate on his senior season.

"I honestly want to decide before the season starts, but if I don't have the right fit, I'll probably wait until during the season or the end of my season."


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